The TRAILBLAZER CubeSat, launched on a Minotaur rocket as part of the ORS-3 cluster mission, re-entered on May 22, 2016 after over two and a half years in orbit.
NORAD ID: 39400
Type: 1U CubeSat
Launched: November 20, 2013 – 01:15 UTC
Launch Vehicle: Minotaur I
Launch Site: Wallops, Virinia, USA
Re-Entry Prediction: May 22, 2016 – 07:32 UTC +/-56 Minutes
Re-Entry Zone: Unknown
The 1U Trailblazer-1 (SPA-1 Trailblazer) satellite was designed and built by COSMIAC at the University of New Mexico. It is designed to demonstrate a Plug-and-Play spacecraft design to build an architecture for future rapid development of satellite and defense systems.